Tag Archives: Native American

Searching for MMIWG Relatives and Racial Justice for Tribes

Not a day goes by without a social media alert, about… missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. #MMIW

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Scorching Summer Pose Threats to Lives and More on the Reservations

In addition to devastating the land itself, wildfires threaten animal life, natural water systems, economic and social norms, environment and cultural resources. They also impact living communities, recreational areas and revenue streams,

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Partner Q&A: Caring for Navajo and Zuni Elders in Gallup, New Mexico

Native American, Elderly, Seniors, Montana, Northern Plains, Emergency Aid, Residential. Shelter

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Native News Pick of the Month: Confronting the painful history of Native American boarding schools

Earlier this year, the remains of more than 215 Native American children were discovered on the grounds of a former boarding school… PWNA president & CEO Joshua Arce shares his reaction to the discovery and weighs in on Deb Haaland’s recent opinion piece [on the matter].

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Partner Q&A: Caring for Elders of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe

We’re spotlighting longtime {Tribal] partner Roberta Bigback, who coordinates the Northern Cheyenne Elderly Program on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation.

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Native News Pick of the Month: President Biden’s ‘Thrifty Food Plan’ and what it means for Native Families

Earlier this year, President Biden shared his… American Families Plan that will expand access to free school lunch and summertime cash benefits for families with children…supporting some of America’s most impoverished communities – and Native Americans should not be left behind.

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Partner Q&A: Caring for Elders of the Tohono O’odham Nation

We recently caught up with Mike Benavidez, coordinator of the Pisinemo District Elderly Program of the Tohono O’odham Nation, who shared about their senior services and how PWNA helps.

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World Fair Trade Day: Remember Native Americans

The 2021 fair trade theme is “Build Back Fairer” and rallies around the impact COVID-19 had on our trade system… Fair trade is critical to Native American businesses too.

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Native News Pick of the Month: Land Buy-Back, Real Estate Recovery, and the Burning of Blackacre

The [Guardian] article reported on several different tribal communities from around the country buying back land that was previously taken from them and given to non-Native landowners.

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Rainmaking Around the World

Rainmaking ceremonies are an important cultural tradition for Indigenous people around the world. This tradition is steeped in bringing life-giving water to the earth…

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